Nemetschek Structural User Contest 2013

77 X Nemetschek Structural User Contest 2013 - Category 1: Buildings Category 1: Buildings 1 Short description │Stavros Niarchos Cultural Centre The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre (SNFCC) is a project that includes the construction and complete outfitting of new premises for the National Library of Greece (NLG) and the Greek National Opera (GNO), as well as the development of the 170,000 m² educational and cultural Stavros Niarchos Park. The project has a budget of €566 million. Penelis Consulting Engineers SA has been appointed by the general contractor, the Joint Venture of Impregilo-Terna, to execute the design structural verification of the two main buildings, the GNO and NLG. All the structural and seismic analyses and checks have been executed using Scia Engineer and ECtools. Penelis Consulting Engineers sa Contact Grigorios Penelis Address Hagias Sofias 48 54622 Thessaloniki, Greece Phone +30 2310332032 Email [email protected] Website Penelis Consulting Engineers sa was founded in 2002 and provides the following services: • Technical advice for the development of buildings • Technical advice for the restoration-upgrading of existing buildings and monuments • Structural design of new buildings • Structural design and assessment of existing buildings and monuments • Structural design of technical works and bridges • Supervision of civil engineering works • Project Management and Construction Management • Software Development In 2006 a subsidiary called “3pi- Penelis Software Ltd” was founded in order to separate the software development, with ECtools as its main product. The company has projects in Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia and Egypt. Project information Owner Stavros Niarchos Foundation Architect Renzo Piano Building Workshop & Betaplan General Contractor Joint Venture Impregilo SPA- Terna SA Engineering Office Expedition & Omete/ Penelis Consulting Engineers Sa Location Athens, Greece Construction Period 09/2012 to 10/2016